Domestic violence virus

Dear Editor – Whilst the Government is busy vaccinating against Covid-19, another virus has been silently ravaging our communities. Anecdotal evidence suggests that Solomon Islands has one of the worst rates of domestic violence in the region. For a country that is proudly Christian and rich in culture, it is truly sad that many of…

WHAT HAVE WE ACHIEVED WITH THE LOCKDOWN?

HONIARA – the nation’s administrative heartbeat – went into a 36-hour lockdown, which ended this morning. What, if anything has the nation achieved, let alone learned from the unlawful exercise, appropriately described as “misapplication of the law?” Put it another way, what has $1.8 million bought for the 160, 000 or so residents of Honiara…

Get vaccinated before it’s too late

THE message from Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is clear.  Get your jab now before its too late! Because COVID-19 is a deadly killer. Everyone of us should make no mistake about it.  Early this week the Prime Minister reiterated the message that the best way to protect ourselves, our families, and communities from this deadly…